almanac

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noun al·ma·nac \ˈȯl-mə-ˌnak, ˈal-\

Definition of almanac

  1. 1 :  a publication containing astronomical and meteorological data for a given year and often including a miscellany of other information

  2. 2 :  a usually annual publication containing statistical, tabular, and general information

Examples of almanac in a sentence

  1. an almanac of town news

Origin and Etymology of almanac

Middle English almenak, from Medieval Latin almanach, probably from Arabic al-manākh the almanac


First Known Use: 14th century

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ALMANAC Defined for English Language Learners

almanac

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noun al·ma·nac \ˈȯl-mə-ˌnak, ˈal-\

Definition of almanac for English Language Learners

  • : a book published every year that contains facts about the movements of the sun and moon, changes in the tides, and information of general interest

  • : a book published every year that contains detailed information on a special subject


ALMANAC Defined for Kids

almanac

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noun al·ma·nac \ˈȯl-mə-ˌnak, ˈal-\

Definition of almanac for Students

  1. :  a book published yearly that contains facts about weather and astronomy and other general information



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